Canon EOS R

Canon EOS R vs Panasonic GH5

Trendspotting: Outlook for digital camera market not looking so good

Shipments were down 22% last year and things aren't like to improve anytime soon for the flailing digital camera market.According to a Japanese report, 20 million digital stills camera (DSC) units were shipped last year. The trend is y/y declines in sales including 2017 y/y, 2018 y/y and so...
Canon EOS RP sales report mirrorless camera market

Trendspotting: Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera appears to be selling well… at least in Japan that is

It's just one source, but still the data is worth considering if you enjoy or have a vested interest in tracking the digital camera market.The Map Times, a large Japanese retailer, has released its March report. There you'll find a top 10 ranking of cameras sold during that time...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Is the Panasonic GH5 still worth it for 4K video?

At 2 years old now, is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 still a good camera for shooting 4K video?To cut to the chase: yes.Most definitely would be my response.Given that the GH5 came out in 2017 and is still a worthy competitor -- if not best in class -- is...
Canon EOS RP specs and first thoughts Clinton Stark

Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera is lighter, smaller, and — best of all — cheaper

In the camera world 2018 will be remembered as the year that both Canon and Nikon finally entered the full-frame mirrorless market. Canon with a single model, the EOS R and Nikon with a pair of full-frame models, the Z6 and Z7.It was a long time coming. Sony had...
Panasonic GH5 top controls

Trendspotting: Digital camera market decline continues, could be down 50% in two years

Digital camera makers continue to face heavy headwinds, primarily from the do-all cameras we're carrying with us 24/7: smartphones.The advent of the smartphone and something called "computational photography" which leans on software processing to provide additional capabilities is continuing to disrupt the traditional camera market. That means pain for...
Canon EOS R Mirrorless Digital Camera

Hopefully Canon listens to buyers, removes Touch Bar on upcoming EOS R cameras

In my time with the Canon EOS R I found a lot to like. The relatively small camera packs a full-frame sensor into a mirrorless design --- Canon's first. For far less you're essentially getting a Canon 5D IV in a small body, with all the great features mirrorless...
Yongnuo YN450 mirrorless camera runs Android OS

Trendspotting: Are mirrorless smartphone cameras the next big thing for consumers?

Things are changing dramatically in the camera market these days. Smartphones -- mostly iPhone and Androids -- have all but killed the point-and-shoot compact camera. Entry level DSLRs have also been hurt by the built-in cameras in our phones which are increasingly more than "good enough."And this year the...
Fujifilm X-T3 DPReview score gold - Camera Review, News, Videos

Camera Review: Fujifilm X-T3 awarded Gold (88%) by DPReview

DPReview (Digital Photography Review) has spoken. In a hot-off-the-presses and highly anticipated review the team have officially given the new Fujifilm X-T3 a score of 88% and awarded the mirrorless camera Gold.Those that follow these sorts of camera reviews will know that's high praise. One of my favorite camera...

Canon EOS R vs. Fujifilm X-T3: Comparing photo quality just for kicks (Nothing too serious!)

Here's a few absolutely, definitely, positively non-scientific comparison photos taken by the Canon EOS R and Fujifilm X-T3. Jump below to see the street shots.I rented both over the past few weekends and wrote up my first impressions of each (EOS R first impressions | Fujifilm X-T3 first impressions).With...
Fujifilm X-T3 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T3 Mirrorless Camera: First impressions from a GH5 video shooter

It's the year of the mirrorless camera. For a guy like me, who lives and dies by his camera, year in and year out, that means lots of comparisons and tests.When a bunch of new tech hits I want to ensure I'm shooting with the best tool for the...